Linus Torvalds Wishes Everyone a Happy New Year, Releases Linux Kernel 4.15 RC6

Linus Torvalds doesn’t take a break, not even on New Year’s Eve, and he just announced the release of the sixth RC (Release Candidate) milestone of the upcoming Linux 4.15 kernel series.

It looks like the development of Linux kernel 4.15 wasn’t interrupted by the winter holidays, nor the new year’s celebrations, so public testers can now get their hands on the sixth Release Candidate, which brings lots of x86 updates, updated USB, RDMA, networking, and sound drivers, some perf tooling, as well as core networking and IRQ fixes. 

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The Essential Open Source Reading List: 21 Must-Read Books

Is your organization looking to build out an open source program or are you already managing one? If so, you’re probably already considering the kinds of tools and guidance that can make your program a holistic success. That is why, in this article series, we have been covering tools for managing open source programs and providing advice from leading experts.

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Moviegoers Name ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ the Most Anticipated Release of 2018

Moviegoers Name 'Avengers: Infinity War' the Most Anticipated Release of 2018

Superheroes dominate Fandango’s annual poll of the most ancipated movies of the coming year. According to a survey of more than 8,000 visitors to the site, Avengers: Infinity War was the obvious first choice for what to see in 2018. Following that epic crossover collection of Marvel characters, fellow MCU installment Black Panther is the people’s next most anticipated. Check out Fandango’s full 2018 movie preview here.

Also ranking in the top 10 are the superhero…

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A perf Cheat Sheet

Right now I’m working on finishing up a zine about perf that I started back in May, and I’ve been struggling with how to explain all there is to say about perf in a concise way. Yesterday I finally hit on the idea of making a 1-page cheat sheet reference which covers all of the basic perf command line arguments.

All the examples in this cheat sheet are taken (with permission) from http://brendangregg.com/perf.html, which is a fantastic perf reference and has many more great examples.

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